Why high court judges are allowing compounding of 498A cases even though is is non-compoundable offence? Further, in Andhra Pradesh 498A has been made compoundable with effect from 1-8-2003. Compounding of offence basically means taking back of the criminal complaint by complainant. Sec 320 of CrPC gives list of IPC offences which can be compounded. 498A is a non-compoundable offence. Only serious offences which are considered offences against society are made non-compoundable.
Read about several judgments about false 498A and other false cases by women party. Use these as citations in your own cases if your case has similarities.
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